Dean Kamen has invented the Segway, the iBot wheelchair and hundreds of other life-changing tools. But more than four decades into his career, his lasting legacy could well be helping turn hundreds of thousands of kids toward technology....More
Alex Garden used to push games like FarmVille, Mafia Wars and Words With Friends onto your phone. Now he wants to push robotically-made pizza into your neighborhood. Can Zume really be the “Amazon of food”?...More
Two and a half centuries after the invention of the spinning jenny, K.P. Reddy and SoftWear Automation take aim at threading garments, apparel and the sewing industry through the needle into the 21st century....More
At Walmart’s shareholder meeting this week the company revealed its plans on how it plans to stay competitive with its rivals.
The company announced that it will be using drones to check warehouse inventories in the U.S., as reported by Nandita Bose of Reuters. They expect to happen this year. ...More
Small to medium-sized companies ranging from an environmentally friendly coatings manufacturer to a maker of high-performance nano-titanium are the recipients of loans and expert support from the Adopt a City program....More
Vecna Technologies CEO Debbie Theobald says the key to rapid growth in the robotics industry is finding solid applications. Two examples from Vecna's portfolio are autonomous material handling trucks and the use of "telepresence" from the hospital to the auto repair shop....More